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Check out a recap of our Annual Luxury Home Tour - featured in Fairfield County Life Magazine's Holiday issue! 

A festive evening was held at "The Hill House", a magnificent 10 acre estate where the Vanderblue Team of the Higgins Group held their Annual Luxury Home Tour fund raising in September. Fourteen Estates were featured from [...]

Vintage Home Tour October 6th 1-4PM

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Join us Sunday October 6th for a stroll back in time where yesteryear meets tomorrow! Beautifully renovated vintage homes offering unsurpassed architectural character and detailed blended perfectly with today's modern amenities. Stop by for Scout and Cellar wine tasting at 2 Bayberry Lane in Westport (a fabulous sulfite free natural wine) and check out a  sneak peak at Spanish Artist Montse Polamo's MODERN art at 187 Westway in Southport Village!  EIGHT amazing homes all offering unique value in Westport, Southport Village and  Fairfield's Greenfield Hill. 

Enjoy a chance to win prize Raffles and enjoy refreshments! This is the PERFECT opportunity to enjoy a day out getting ideas, viewing beautiful properties and finding your DREAM home! 

 

Check out our Vintage Homes! 

2 Bayberry Lane, Westport

187 Westway Road, Southport

89 Westway Road, Southport  

37 Clapboard Hill Road, Westport

129 Long Lots Road, Westport

437 Hulls Farm Road, Fairfield

1386 Hillside Road, Fairfield

939 Hillside Road, Fairfield

What Makes Your Home More Photogenic?

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The first contact a home buyer has with your home will be online, which is why it’s so important to have the best photos to accompany your listing information. Preparing for professional photography does require some work,  but if you follow these recommendations your home will be camera-ready when your photographer arrives.

Preparing for the Home Inspection

Congratulations! You have an accepted offer on your home! The next step is likely the most crucial part of this transaction: The home inspection. A home inspection is typically a closing contingency, meaning the buyer can walk away from the transaction if the home inspector discovers anything not to their liking and the seller is not willing to repair or offer a credit.  But, there are some key tasks a seller can take on to prepare for a successful home inspection.

Advantages of Selling Your Home in the Fall

Here in Fairfield as well as throughout the state, it’s a well-known fact that spring is the most popular time to put your home on the market.  Our lush landscapes reappear, blooming dogwood trees line the streets and a home’s curb appeal welcomes the new season of home sellers and buyers.

Renovating an Older Home: Connecting the Past and Present

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Buyers should not discount the value of renovating one of the charming antique homes that make Greenfield Hill one of the most coveted areas in Fairfield.  Perhaps you’ve driven past one of these older homes, wondering what it would be like to step inside.  The surrounding grounds and landscape appear to be in perfect harmony with the home.  You love the architectural details that you have admired from a distance, time and time again.

Grateful Living in Greenfield Hill

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In November, we pause and reflect on what we are grateful for, which is why this month, my article comes to you from a different place.  I’m not recommending staging, pre-market home inspections, or how to increase your curb appeal.  As a Realtor and Greenfield Hill resident, I offer you my list of things to be grateful for.

To Stay or To Sell: Options for Seniors in Greenfield Hill

The senior population is growing. I think we can all agree on that. In fact, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060.  The 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population will rise from 16 percent to 23 percent.